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Vaccine Programme

Covid vaccine programme rolling on At last, there is a cautious but optimistic air However, for those who may have genuine medical reasons to check the vaccine, the Dept. Health / NHS are being singularly unhelpful For those who want facts You are probably reading...

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Time to be selfish!

NHS hasn't treated cancer patients very well We are wonderful! We stood back, accepted canceled appointments, and didn't made a fuss.  Now, it's payback time. Time to check up on appointments we've missed, chase up referrals and get back on our treatment track. Safety...

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NHS wasting our money

Here we go again NHS England is to overhaul the way MRI, CT and other diagnostic services are delivered  ‘They announce One stop shops to be set up away from hospitals, "so that patients can receive life-saving checks close to their homes". NHE envisage Centres set up...

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Is Ministry of Silly Walks now running NHS

NHS plans to 'improve ' A & E  Did Dominic Cummings call in John Cleese to advise him on New Deal, the lastest plan to regurgitation old ideas to supposedly paper over cracks in NHS? Dunno - but some bright spark has come up with a super wheeze - next time we have...

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What your doctor’s letter says

  Doctors told to 'ditch Latin and use English' Ever scratch your head trying to understand letters you receive from hospital? Even more of a mystery today, now that it's difficult to talk to your GP Well, here is an extract from my personal 'doctor's dictionary,...

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Boris please stop and take stock

Slow Down! Your call to 'Build  build  build' is about to destroy our precious Green Belt' - and your Talking heads' shows just confuse me. This is not a happy post-Covid legacy and I wish you would stop! You appear at press conferences looking like a disheveled,...

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Boris please stop and take stock

Slow Down! Your call to 'Build  build  build' is about to destroy our precious Green Belt' - and your Talking heads' shows just confuse me. This is not a happy post-Covid legacy and I wish you would stop! You appear at press conferences looking like a disheveled,...

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Open letter to Matt Hancock

Open letter to Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Dear Mr. Hancock, This bemused old age pensioner understands you want to be known as "the Minister who made the NHS go digital".  But, has it escaped your notice that this technology often goes wrong?  And...

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NHS still hasn’t got it when going digital

Will Gran want to use mobile Apps, etc?   Before the older generation gets the Grandkids to give them IT lessons, perhaps some bright spark might think through how anyone is going to receive the 'new' Digital-friendly info from NHS, if they are blind,...

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Overcoming Loneliness

Loneliness is today's hidden disease Approx. nine million people live on their own in the UK. Today, thousands of these have been facing life on their own during lockdown, and many say 'Covid' fears make them worried about mixing with others. Many may have lost...

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